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Re: [SLE] Newbie - regular expression help
  • From: zentara <zentara@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2003 10:48:18 -0400
  • Message-id: <20030417104818.62723d51.zentara@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 16 Apr 2003 18:50:39 -0400
Bob Rea <gapetard@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>On Wednesday 16 April 2003 11:19 am, John Birkhead wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm a Linux newbie and I am having a real hard time
>> understanding regular expressions. Can anyone recommend a
>> "ground-up" source for information on RE's?
>John et al,
>I have asked for this before. To me regexes are like algebra
>and I need a text that will drill me on their use, bit by
>bit and example by example and give me real world problems
>after the exercises in each lesson. It's a lot to ask, but
>it is clearly what I need, ie, drill.

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